Rain around the Fort Worth area has forced NASCAR officials to postpone Sunday's NASCAR races at Texas Motor Speedway until Monday.
For the second time this year, the Sprint Cup Series will race on a Monday, as the eighth round of the year has been rescheduled to start at 12 noon Eastern time tomorrow.
The Nationwide Series event had already been postponed from Saturday for the same reasons, and was set to start once the Cup race was finished on Sunday. Now it has been set to start at 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, which means a total of 15 drivers are set to race for at least 801 miles on the same day, as more than a third of the Cup field is on double-duty this weekend.
Drivers will face a green track, relying only on the information gathered during the first practice session of the weekend on Friday, as Saturday's sessions were canceled due to rain as well.
The track, which was only going to allow Cup race ticket holders into the stadium for the Samsung 500 and O'Reilly 300 ticket holders in after the checkered flag Sunday, amended that policy for Monday, when fans holding tickets for either race will be allowed to attend both events. However, weather forecasts show a maximum 20 percent chance of rain for Monday...